Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics

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Analysis Extra: The Edge 14 Apr 15
Is the West losing its military edge? Mark Urban investigates whether the US and its allies are losing superiority as they cut defence spending while rivals increase theirs.
Dátum: 2015-04-14 Idő: 20:30:00
Analysis Extra: Company vs Country
Michael Robinson asks what lies behind the boom in companies suing governments.
Dátum: 2015-03-30 Idő: 20:15:00
Two Nation Britain/Cosmopolitan 23 Mar 2015
Jeremy Cliffe asks if our real political divide is between those who feel comfortable in liberal, diverse, urban Britain and those who do not – the cosmopolitans vs the rest.
Dátum: 2015-03-23 Idő: 21:00:00
Caring in the New Old Age 16 March 2015
Does the care system enable older people to live fulfilling lives? Sonia Sodha examines whether it is time to rethink how we care for older people.
Dátum: 2015-03-16 Idő: 21:00:00
The End of Development 09 March 2015
In a lecture at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, anthropologist Professor Henrietta Moore argues that development is an outmoded concept.
Dátum: 2015-03-09 Idő: 21:00:00
When robots steal our jobs 02 Mar 2015
Technology has been replacing manufacturing jobs for years. Now it has white-collar jobs in its sights. David Baker asks what we will do if robots take over the workplace?
Dátum: 2015-03-02 Idő: 21:00:00
Artificial Intelligence 23 Feb 2015
Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has joined Professor Stephen Hawking in warning that AI could spell the end of the human race. Should we fear super-intelligent machines?
Dátum: 2015-02-23 Idő: 21:00:00
Downward Social Mobility 16 Feb 2015
Social mobility is a good thing – right? But movement can go in both directions. Jo Fidgen explores the implications of downward social mobility.
Dátum: 2015-02-16 Idő: 21:00:00
You Can't Say That 09 Feb 2015
Does free speech include a right to cause offence? Edward Stourton joins speaks historians, theologians and philosophers to explore the outer limits of free expression.
Dátum: 2015-02-09 Idő: 21:00:00
Referendum Conundrums 02 Feb 2015
Scotland last year showed how dramatic referendums can be. So what would an in-out vote on the EU be like? Chris Bowlby hears about fears, hopes - and plans already underway.
Dátum: 2015-02-02 Idő: 21:00:00